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Expansion of polytabloids in the standard basis

would like to know the most efficient way to write a polytabloid in terms of standard ones. I know the Garnir elements, but using them to do calculations is hard. I also read about "quadratic ...
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RSK correspondence

Up to now, what are the difference ways we know to define RSK correspondence? I already know: By insertion and recording tableau. Ball construction or Viennot's geometric construction. Growth diagram ...
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Plane partitions with equal margins

A plane partition of $n$ is an table of integers $A=(a_{ij})$ which add up to $n$ and non-increase in rows and columns. For example, $$A= \begin{matrix} 331 \\ 32 \ \ \\ 11 \ \ \end{matrix} $$ is a ...
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Tableaux switching

I'm reading the article Tableau Switching: Algorithms and Applications by Benkart, Sottile, and Stroomer. Do you know if there are any articles or books that talk more about the properties of tableau ...
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Determinantal formula for plane partitions of shifted shape

For $\lambda = (\lambda_1,\ldots,\lambda_{\ell})$ a partition, a (weak) plane partition of shape $\lambda$ is a filling of the Young diagram of $\lambda$ with nonnegative integers such that entries ...
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Tensoring irreducible $B$-series representations/ Type B Littlewood-Richardson

When tensoring finite dimensional representations of the Lie algebra ${\frak sl}_n$, we have an explicit algorithm given in terms of Young diagrams. See Section 4 of this paper. Do there exist ...
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Restricted Cauchy identity

Is there some reference for sums like: $$\sum_{\nu \subset \mathrm{[1,n] x[1, m]}}s_{\nu}(x)s_{\nu}(y)t^{|\nu|}$$ $$\sum_{\nu \subset \mathrm{[1,n] x[1, m]}}s_{\nu}(x)s_{\nu}(y)\cdot|\nu|$$ (summation ...
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Constructing a centrally primitive idempotent in the group algebra of the symmetric group

Consider the group algebra of the symmetric group $ \mathbb{C} S_k$. Given some Young tableau $T$ of shape $\lambda$, let $a_{\lambda,T}$ and $b_{\lambda,T}$ be the row symmetrizer and column ...
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Iterated derivative and rectangular standard Young tableaux

We first make a few definitions, seemingly out of the blue (they are introduced/defined in this paper). Let $F^0_{a}(z) = (1-z)^{-1}$ and define recursively $$ F^{k+1}_{a}(z) = z^{a-1} \frac{d^a}{dz^...
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Decomposing tensor powers of the fundamental representation of exceptional Lie algebras

For the $A$-series, tensor powers of the fundamental representation of $\frak{sl}_n$ decompose into irreducibles according to a certain Young diagram/ partition formula. This inspires, for example, ...
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About $K$-rectification of increasing tableaux

Let $T$ be a standard Young tableaux on $[n]$. Denote the RSK algorithm $\text{RSK}(w)=(P(T),Q(T))$ for $w\in\mathfrak{S}_n$, where $P(T)$ is the Schencted insertion tableaux. For $1\leq i\leq j\leq ...
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Intersection of components in Springer fibre of type A

From the standard results on Springer fibers of type A, we know that given a Springer fiber, say $\mathcal{B}_\lambda,$ its irreducible components are all equidimensional and parametrized by standard ...
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Coincidences between average Catalan tableaux

There are Catalan number $C_n$ of standard Young tableaux of shape $(n,n)$, which we view as $2\times n$ matrices. Denote by $P_n$ the average of these matrices: $$ P_n \, := \, \frac{1}{C_n} \, \...
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Continuous analogues of Schützenberger promotion

Has anyone studied continuous analogues of Schützenberger promotion, and in particular, a flow on (a suitable subset of) the order polytope of a poset? Here’s what I have in mind: Given a poset $P$, ...
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Major index generating polynomial for border-strip tableaux

The Question in its original form has been answered, but there is a follow-up, see the end of the post. A border-strip is a skew Young diagram that does not contain a $2 \times 2$-box. A border-strip ...
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Generating function for lattice paths making aribitrary (i,j)-up-right move in one step and fitting rectangular (m,n)?

There is the following beautiful formula (see Qiaochu Yuan excellent blog): $$ \sum_{\lambda \in Young~diagrams~fitting~rectangle~m~n} q^{Box~count(="area~under~the~curve")~of~\lambda} = \binom{n+m}{...
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To find $\dim(D^{\mu})=\dim\frac{S^{\mu}}{S^{\mu}\cap S^{\mu\perp}}$

Let $S_6$ be the symmetric group of degree $6$ and $F$ be any finite field of characteristic $2.$ Then $2$-regular partition of $6$ are $(5,1)$, $(4,2)$ and $(3,2,1)$ . I have to find $$\dim(D^{\mu})=\...
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Schutzenberger's evacuation and $\mu$-coefficient of Kazhdan–Lusztig polynomials

$\def\SYT{\mathrm{SYT}}\def\RSK{\mathrm{RSK}}\DeclareMathOperator\evac{evac}$Let $\mathfrak{S}_n$ be the symmetric group, $\SYT_n$ be the set of standard young tableaux of size $n$. For $u\in \...
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Bijection between noncrossing matchings on $2b$ points and Standard Young Tableaux of size $2 \times b$

I'm currently reading a review article called Dynamical Algebraic Combinatorics: Promotion, Rowmotion, and Resonance by Jessica Striker. In this article, Striker writes that there is a ''nice'' ...
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Nekrasov Partition Function: $F^{inst}(\epsilon_1,\epsilon_2,\mathbf{a},\mathbf{q})$ analytic at $\epsilon_1 = \epsilon_2 = 0$?

Nakajima & Yoshioka [1] showed that \begin{equation} F^{inst}(\epsilon_1,\epsilon_2,\mathbf{a},\mathbf{q}) = \sum_{n = 1}^\infty \mathbf{q}^nF^{inst}_n(\epsilon_1,\epsilon_2,\mathbf{a}) := \...
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Is the Ford-Fulkerson algorithm a tropical rational function?

The Ford-Fulkerson algorithm Let me recall the standard scenario of flow optimization (for integer flows at least): Let $\mathbb{N} = \left\{0,1,2,\ldots\right\}$. Consider a digraph $D$ with vertex ...
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A dimension formula for generalised symmetric powers of the natural module

I need a reference for the following well-known statement - does anyone know one? Let $\mu$ a partition of $n$ into at most $d$ parts. We let $${\rm Sym}^\mu(\Bbbk^d)={\rm Sym}^{\mu_1}(\Bbbk^d) \...
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Tabloid Construction of Permutation Representation of Hyperoctahedral Group

For a partition $\lambda \vdash n$, the permutation representation $M^{\lambda}$ of the symmetric group can be constructed in two ways. First, it may be written as the induced representation $M^{\...
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Orthogonal basis for decomposition of induced representation of derangements

Background Let $V_n$ be the $\mathbb{C}$-module spanned by the set of derangements (permutations with no fixed points) inside the group ring of $S_n$. We make $V_n$ into a $\mathbb{C}S_n$-module ...
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Dimension of irreducible representation associated to a Young tableau

This might be a classic question, but since I am new to representation theory of the symmetric group, I am asking it here. Suppose that $\lambda_1 \geq \lambda_2 \geq \dots \lambda_k$ and $\rho$ be ...
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Natural maps between Schur functors: understanding the image

Let $V$ be a finite dimensional representation of symmetric group $\mathbb{S}_n.$ Consider a natural map $$\pi \colon \Lambda^2 V \otimes \Lambda^2 V \longrightarrow \Lambda^4 V.$$ Let $[\Lambda^2 V]...
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Multidimensional hook length formula

A well-known hook length formula states that the number of ways to arrange the elements of $[n]$ in a Young tableau with $n$ cells so that all columns and rows are increasing is $\frac{n!}{\prod_c h(c)...
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Height growth for randomly falling Tetris like blocks ? What if Young diagrams are falling down?

Question: How the maximal height grows for random Tetris like blocks falling down ? Numeric simulation (see below) shows leading term is linear with some constant depending on shapes of blocks ...
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Is there winning strategy in Tetris ? What if Young diagrams are falling?

Question 1 Is there a winning strategy (algorithm to play infinitely) in Tetris, or is there a sequence of bricks which is impossible to pack without holes? Consider generalized Tetris with Young ...
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Categorifying the Cauchy kernel as a filtration of $\operatorname*{Sym}\left( F\otimes G\right) $ over any commutative ring

Question 1 (short version). Let $R$ be a commutative ring with unity. Let $F$ and $G$ be two $R$-modules. Let $n\in\mathbb{N}$. Is it true that the $n$-th symmetric power $\operatorname*{Sym}\...
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“Non standard” formulas for eigenspaces in $V_\rho$

In the context of the Simple Lie Algebras Representations, let $\rho$ be half-the-sum of the positive roots and let $V_\rho$ be the irreducible representation of highest weight $\rho$. Let$\mu$ be a ...
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Hook-content polynomial 2

Recently I have proven the following identity \begin{align} \sum_{\lambda\in \text{different hook of size d}} \frac{1}{d!} (-1)^{ht(\lambda)-1} \, \dim \lambda \, \prod_{\Box \in \lambda} \frac{1}{1-...
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Induced representation of a Young subgroup

This might be a classic question, but since I am new to representation theory of the symmetric group, I am asking it here. Suppose that $n=k+l+r$ where $k\geq l\geq r\geq 0$. Let $G$ be the symmetric ...
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Bijective proof of an identity involving number of standard Young tableaux and semistandard tableaux

Question. Can you find a bijective proof of the identity $$ \operatorname{dim}(S^{\lambda} \mathbb{C}^m)\ \operatorname{dim}(S^{\lambda'} \mathbb{C}^n) \ f^{n^m} = \dim \Lambda^p (\mathbb{C}^m \...
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Littlewood-Richardson sequences and Littlewood-Richardson coefficients

I'm looking for a proof or a reference for the following statement, I give the definitions below: There exists a Littlewood-Richardson sequence of type $(\alpha, \beta, \lambda)$ if and only if $...
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Proportion of partitions in a rectangle

Let $ k, n, r \geqslant 1 $ be integers. Let $ \lambda $ be a partition of $r$, what we denote by $ \lambda \vdash r $. I would like a lower and an upper bound for the following quantity, for all $ ...
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What can be said of a $6$-core Young diagram whose $2$-and $3$-cores are empty

Let $\lambda$ be a partition. Suppose that $\lambda$ is both $2$- and $3$-decomposable, in the sense that $\lambda$ admits a total decomposition by both $2$-rim hooks (aka dominos) and $3$-rim hooks. ...
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Young Symmetrizer and Exterior Products, such as $S_{(2,1)}V = Ker(\Lambda^2V \otimes V \to \Lambda^3V )$

Background: Young symmetrizer $c_\lambda$ gives an explicit description of Schur module $S_\lambda V$, which is also the kernel of maps between exterior products (as in Fulton & Harris). Example:...
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Correspondence between $SBT (n)$ and $W(B_n)$

Let $W(B_n)$ be a Weyl group of type $B_n$ and $SBT (n)$ the set of standard bitableaux of size $n$. Similar to Robinson-Schensted correspondences, I know that there exists a map $W(B_n) \to SBT (n) \...
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Identities satisfied by the image of the Young symmetrizer

Consider a partition $\lambda=(r_1,\ldots,r_k)$ of an integer $n$ and the corresponding Young diagram with rows of length $r_1,\ldots,r_k$ (hence ordered in non-increasing order). Counting the column ...
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Counting the orbits of a set of tabloids under the action of a Young subgroup

Let $\lambda = (\lambda_1 \geq \lambda_2 \geq \cdots \geq \lambda_k)$ and $\mu = (\mu_1 \geq \mu_2 \geq \cdots \geq \mu_\ell)$ be partitions of a positive integer $n$. As in Fulton's book on Young ...
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On an asymptotic formula of Keating and Snaith involving the Riemann zeta function

Keating and Snaith have a famous conjecture on the asymptotics of the integral $\int_0^T |\zeta(\frac 12+it)|^{2k}\, dt$, where $\zeta$ denotes the Riemann zeta function. See page 510 of the book ...
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Does flipping Young diagrams has anything to do with Fourier?

Here's a chaser to this question. Recall the proof that the number of partition of an integer $n$ into at most $k$ addends is the same as the number of partition of an integer $n$ into integers no ...
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Inequality for hook numbers in Young diagrams

Consider a Young diagram $\lambda = (\lambda_1,\ldots,\lambda_\ell)$. For a square $(i,j) \in \lambda$, define hook numbers $h_{ij} = \lambda_i + \lambda_j' -i - j +1$ and complementary hook numbers $...
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Characterizing the RSK corespondance

The Robinson-Schensted-Knuth correspondence is an algorithm which takes as input a word $w$ on the alphabet $\{1,\dots,n\}$ of length $k$ and returns a pair of a tableau $P(w)$ and a standard tableau $...
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“Diagonalizing” Littlewood-Richardson coefficients

Let's consider the Littlewood-Richardson coefficients $c^{\lambda}_{\mu \nu}$ so that \begin{equation} V_\mu \otimes V_\nu = \bigoplus_\lambda V_\lambda^{\oplus c^{\lambda}_{\mu \nu}} \end{equation} ...
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The properties of Pos

Given $n\in\mathbb{N}$, and $f:\mathbb{N}^*\rightarrow \mathbb{N}$, let define $Pos$ as: $$Pos(f)(n)= |\{x \leq n, f(x)=f(n)\}|$$ When given $n\in\mathbb{N}$, this function gives the 'position' of $...
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Schubert varieties and Young diagrams

In his book Young Tableaux, Fulton asserts, in Exercise 9.4.18 on p. 152, that the Schubert variety $\Omega_{\lambda}$ is defined by the conditions $\text{dim}(V \cap F_{n+i- \lambda_{i}}) \geq i$ for ...
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Tableaux with limited rows and complementary skew shapes

Given a partition $\mu=(\mu_1,\mu_2...,\mu_d)$, define $\bar\mu=(\mu_1-\mu_d,\mu_1-\mu_{d-1},...,\mu_1-\mu_2,0)$, the complementary shape in the $d\times \mu_1$ rectangle. Then the number of skew ...
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Confusion with proof of Pieri's Formula

In Manivel's Symmetric Functions, Schubert Polynomials, and Degeneracy Loci, I am confused with some parts of his proof of Pieri's Formula. It is given as Pieri's Formula $3.2.8$ (p. $109$): If $\...